Full-Time Director, Payment System Risk & Security
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Director, Payment System Risk and Security – Job ID# 150431
Work location: Foster City, California
•Coordinate Visa’s Authentication Strategy working cross-functionally with Product, Corporate Initiatives, Acceptance, Sales and Client Services.
•Lead key initiatives and policies to advance Visa’s authentication strategy.
•Promote understanding and adoption of authentication and secure technology solutions (i.e., EMV, Tokenization and Encryption) among clients including issuers, merchants, acquirers and processors.
•Progress EMV deployment among U.S. stakeholders through proactive outreach, reactive support, fraud analytics, best practices, and informational resources.
•Support the ongoing development and execution of Visa’s Authentication Strategy.
•Provide strategic insight and visionary direction in the development of next generation authentication solutions.
•Represent Visa at industry events, client meetings and EMV forums.
•Prepare reports, briefings and other written products for Executive Management.
•Provide EMV subject matter expertise for internal and external stakeholder and develop and deploy materials to support Risk staff in market (e.g., messaging, presentations, toolkits, best practices and presentations).
•Partner with Country Risk Management teams to plan and achieve authentication objectives as part of the Country Risk Plan.
•Support planning and execution of Visa Risk meetings.
•Lead ad-hoc projects in support of overall risk and corporate initiatives
•5+ years of relevant experience in payments industry, financial services, management consulting, and/or previous strategy functional experience.
•Strong leadership skills with commitment to motivating team members contributing from various collaborative team-based projects.
•Ability to prioritize projects to meet timelines efficiently, to adapt to changes in priorities quickly, and to manage multiple initiatives simultaneously with focus on a drive to completion and tangible impact.
•The candidate must work independently and possess a high level of self-motivation while also being team oriented, collaborative, diplomatic and flexible.
•Ability to keep pace with demands of business by anticipating problems, proffering appropriate solutions and providing the leadership to effectively implement change.
•Superior written, oral and presentation skills and an ability to synthesize information and make clear, concise recommendations on course of action.
•Ability to effectively balance risk and security initiatives with business objectives.
•Experienced at presenting information to all levels, with ability to facilitate group discussions and proven ability to influence and communicate effectively across geographic, functional lines and levels.
•Demonstrated thought leadership and the aptitude to think creatively and identify new ways to approach common problems.
•Undergraduate degree required; graduate degree in business, economics or public policy preferred.